L-R: Former Minister of Finance, Mrs. Esther Nenadi Usman and a former Minister for Aviation, Mr. Femi Fani-Kayode shortly after their arraignment before a Lagos High Court on Tuesday…credit EFCC.

Court to rule on bail application for Fani-Kayode, Usman July 4

By Olaolu Oladipo, Lagos

Presiding judge, Justice M. S. Hassan of the Federal High Court Ikoyi on Friday adjourned the ruling for bail in the case involving Nenadi Esther Usman, a former Minister of Finance and Femi Fani-Kayode also a former Minister.

Also charged along with them are Danjuma Yusuf and Jointrust Dimensions Nigeria Limited who are been prosecuted by the EFCC till Monday July 4, 2016.

The accused persons were arraigned on a 17-count charge bordering on conspiracy, stealing, corruption and making cash payments exceeding the amount authorized by law.

The Commission’s charge is in relation to about N4.9 billion belonging to the Federal Government of Nigeria, but stolen and illegally disbursed for political and personal uses.

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